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1

adamant

not giving in; unyielding

antonym: flexible, yielding

2

additive

something added in small quantities to change or improve something else

3

adjoin

to be next to or close to

antonym: detached; separate

4

beastly

disagreeable; unpleasant; disgusting

antonym: agreeable, pleasant

5

brood

all of the children in a family

to keep thinking about something in a sad or troubled way

6

commerce

the buying and selling of goods; trade

7

confiscate

to seize something that one has the authority to take away

antonym: give back; return

8

desolate

lonely; miserable and cheerless

ruined; destroyed

9

excavate

to uncover or remove by digging; to unearth

antonym: to cover; to bury

10

habitual

being, doing, or acting in a certain way by habit; steady; customary

antonym: occasionally; occasional

11

pact

an agreement between two or more people or groups about what they will do; a treaty

antonym: disagreement; argument

12

skirmish

a brief fight between small forces; any brief or unimportant conflict

13

velocity

rapidity of motion; speed

14

wistful

mildly sad because of an unfulfilled wish or desire; sadly thoughtful or wishful

15

wrath

very great anger

antonym: happiness; forgiveness